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Ingredients Needed For Roast Turkey with Oranges
* 1 large Turkey for roasting (8-10 lbs)
* 3 tbsp orange juice
* 3 tbsp honey
* 3 tbsp cooking oil
* 3 large oranges
* 2 tbsp margarine or cooking oil
* salt and pepper
* 2 cup chicken stock or water
* 1/4 cup orange marmalade
* 1/4 cup white wine
* 1 small Onion, peeled and chopped
* 2 tbsp butter
* 1 small Chicken bouillon cube
* 1/4 cup cream
* 2 tsp cornstarch, dissolved in some cold water

Directions To Prepare Roast Turkey with Oranges
Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C).<BR>
Cut Turkey giblets into small pieces, set aside (for the sauce).<BR>
Peel the oranges. Divide them into sections, then set aside for garnish.<BR>
Cut the orange peel into half-inch slices.<BR>
Melt the margarine in a small saucepan over high heat.<BR>
Add the sliced orange peel, then saute quickly for a minute. <BR>
Stuff the orange peel into the Turkey.<BR>
In a small bowl, mix together the honey, cooking oil, and orange juice.<BR>
Brush all over the Turkey, reserving half for later.<BR>
Season the Turkey with salt and pepper, truss and transfer to a large roasting pan, then roast in the oven at<BR>
375 F for about 1 hour.<BR>
Brush the rest of the honey-orange mixture on the Turkey, then return to the oven and roast for 60 - 90 minutes more,<BR>
until it is cooked. <BR>
You can check by using a meat thermometer - the internal meat temperature must reach at least 160 F (71 C).<BR>
After it is cooked, turn off the heat and leave in the oven for about 15 - 20 minutes more before serving.<BR>
For the gravy (do this while roasting the Turkey): Melt butter in a small sauce pan over high heat. <BR>
Saute chopped onions and giblets for about 2-3 minutes.<BR>
Deglaze with wine, then reduce for 3 minutes.<BR>
Add the orange marmalade, bouillon cube, and water (or chicken stock). <BR>
Bring to a quick boil, then reduce heat and let it simmer for about 5 - 10 minutes.<BR>
Add the cream, then thicken with some cornstarch dissolved in cold water.<BR>
To serve: Transfer the roast turket to a serving dish. <BR>
Garnish by surrounding it with orange slices and some fresh greens. <BR>
Serve sauce in a separate bowl.

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